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This website contains a large library of e-learning resources about all aspects of sustainable mobility. Below you can filter this collection of past eCourses, recorded webinars, presentations held at webinars, training material, etc. By selecting multiple criteria you will narrow down the search results. If you leave a filter empty, it is the same as if you selected all options in a given field.

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Webinar

Mar 2016
Free
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CIVITAS

By making better use of data, urban traffic and transport can be improved and made more efficient and sustainable, and cities can become more liveable and attractive. There is evidence from different countries showing that the provision of open data delivers benefits: to travellers and users by improving their journey experience and saving them time, and to transport organizations and authorities by enabling them to operate more efficiently while demonstrating openness and transparency to those who - directly or indirectly - fund them. To encourage cities and (public transport) companies to open their data more than they do now and to show how this works in practice, in this webinar some stories were shared. In the webinar some nice and diverse examples were shown of how data can be translated into useful information that can then be used to enable certain services and measures. Claudio Mantero (from Horarios do Funchal) showed the example of sharing public transport data and displaying departure times in Funchal (Madeira) and Tommaso Bonino (from Bologna, SRW - Reti e Mobilità) showed the example of what can be done with cycling data (plan locations of 1,000 bicycle shelters!) and public transport data. Aviad Heilbrun (from the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo) and Torbjørn Barslett (from Ruter As in Oslo) presented how they collect and present open data (technical platform) and what is done with it. In Tel Aviv-Yafo two hackathons were organized (in 2014 and 2016) and this helped in building a community around open data and generating a lot of ideas on what to do with the data.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Transport Telematics" Eline Jonkers, Claudio Mantero, Tommaso Bonino, Aviad Heilbrun, Torbjørn Barslett
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Dec 2015
Free
en.

CIVITAS

Freight distribution is a vital part of life in modern cities and plays a relevant role within the whole urban mobility system. But, among the different components of mobility, urban freight logistics had and sometimes continue to have less emphasis in city policies and thus failing to contribute to the reduction of its negative impacts on urban liveability, like noise, pollution, congestion and reduced road safety. In order to support policy makers and urban mobility practitioners, the CIVITAS WIKI project recently released the Policy Note ‘Making urban freight logistics more sustainable’ which condensates successful approaches and solutions particularly addressed to small and medium-sized European cities. This free webinar has presented and discussed in a comprehensive way the outcomes of the Policy Note offering also an insight on some selected measures. One concrete experience from the CIVITAS city of Almada (PT) on how to plan and develop an efficient and sustainable urban freight logistics system has also been presented, together with the new CIVITAS Freight Cluster established for a better coordination of urban freight projects at urban level.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Urban Freight Logistics" Tariq van Rooijen, Tito Stefanelli, Caterina Di Bartolo, Giorgio Ambrosino, Giacomo Lozzi
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Apr 2015
Free
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CIVITAS

Contents: (1) Introduction (2) Intelligent traffic control and software development for the Management Centre of Mobility in Malaga (3) Guidance for urban ITS and Traffic Management Strategies (4) Final discussion

Contacts

CIVITAS Initiative Eline Jonkers
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Apr 2015
Free
en.

CIVITAS

In dealing with traffic and transport cities across Europe have to find a balance between throughput, livability, safety and sustainability. Different modes of transport use the same infrastructure and most cities do not have the capacity to enlarge the network. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management can help deal with managing traffic and transport in cities. Developments in this domain - with regard to big data, in-car technology, mobile applications but also Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) - have developed rapidly recently. This leads to questions for policy makers, practitioners and traffic managers, such as: how can traffic management and ITS contribute to my policy ambitions? What do technological developments mean for systems in place in my city? How can I benefit from innovations in this field? At the moment a policy note is being prepared within CIVITAS that aims to facilitate European municipalities in their selection of sustainable, environmental friendly and cost-efficient ITS and traffic management measures to keep in line with European, national and urban goals and to fulfill the specific requirements of the city. In the webinar this policy note will be presented. The city of Malaga will present one of their ITS measures: intelligent traffic control and software development for the Management Centre of Mobility (MOVIMA). This measure aims to improve traffic flow by means of implementing advanced traffic control tools focused on reducing stop-and-go traffic, reducing and/or adapting speed, and maximizing the reduction of emissions through traffic control.

Contacts

training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Transport Telematics" Eline Jonkers, Teije Gorris, Francisco Bravo
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7

Webinar

Jul 2014
Free
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CIVITAS

Most of our city centres are often overrun by freight delivery vehicles causing severe congestion problems and pollution. Urban Freight Logistic has to be re-thinked by introducing on one hand some restrictive measures for a more efficient freight distribution and, on the other, new “green“ vehicles more suitable for historical city centres and humanised areas. Organised by the CIVITAS Thematic Group on Urban Freight Logistics with the support of CIVITAS WIKI, the webinar will presented 3 case studies and discussed more in detail of cargo bikes for last mile delivery as well as of regulatory measures and incentives for zero emission city logistics.

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training@civitas.eu
CIVITAS thematic group "Urban Freight Logistics" Tito Stefanelli, Enrico Pastori, Matthew Noon, Giuseppe Luppino
This Webinar was created under the project:

WIKI

This course was funded by:

EU FP7